6 Feb 2020
TactoTek Closes €23 Million Series C Funding
Today, TactoTek, the Finland-based company that develops, industrializes and licenses in-mold structural electronics technology for smart surface solutions, announced that it has closed €23 million in Series C equity financing.
9 Jan 2020
World's First SemiSolid Lithium-ion Battery System
Kyocera Corporation and 24M announced today that Kyocera has formally launched its residential energy storage system, Enerezza, the world's first system built using 24M's novel SemiSolid electrode manufacturing process. In addition, Kyocera has extended its commitment to 24M's unique manufacturing platform with plans to start full-scale mass production in the fall of 2020.
10 Dec 2019
24M are developing thick electrode Li-ion cells and low cost manufacturing techniques. Lead engineer, Matt Tyler, presented at the IDTechEx Show USA 2019.
16 Oct 2019
Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles
New IDTechEx Research report investigates the market for various die and substrate attach materials used in power electronics in various electric vehicles. It provides a comprehensive view of the industry trends, looking at the trends driving the adoption of higher performance die-attach materials.
29 Jul 2019
Metal sintering die attach materials, processes, and suppliers
This is part V of our article series.
18 Oct 2017
Air-breathing battery can store electricity for months
Wind and solar power are increasingly popular sources for renewable energy. But intermittency issues keep them from connecting widely to the grid.
23 Dec 2016
Optical blood-flow sensor among world's smallest for wearable devices
One of the smallest known optical blood-flow sensors, which measures the volume of blood flow in subcutaneous tissue.
15 Jun 2016
24M is a spin-out of battery company A123 that has developed a semi-solid, flexible electrode structure for their Li-ion batteries. We recently interviewed President and CEO Throop Wilder.
30 May 2016
New concept turns battery technology upside-down
A new approach to the design of a liquid battery, using a passive, gravity-fed arrangement similar to an old-fashioned hourglass, could offer great advantages due to the system's low cost and the simplicity of its design and operation.
24 Jun 2015
New manufacturing approach slices lithium-ion battery cost in half
Reinventing how these batteries are made also improves their performance and recyclability.
24 Sep 2014
KYOCERA joins imec's industrial affiliation program
imec and Kyocera Corporation have announced that Kyocera has joined imec's industrial affiliation program to advance next-generation crystalline silicon solar cells.
19 May 2011
ImageXpert 's new website and an expanded set of JetXpert options
The JetXpert drop watcher and analysis system combines state of the art strobing technology with customized optics and powerful ImageXpert software to provide a flexible platform for analyzing the performance of any frequency actuated dispensing head for non-contact dispensing systems through drop-in-flight analysis and visualization. Please visit the new website www.jetxpert.com for more information.
11 Feb 2009
More power from bumps in the road
Printed electronics is used in several forms of energy harvesting, so we thought we would share this dramatic opportunity with you although it is not yet clear what technology is involved. A shock absorber that harnesses energy from small bumps in the road could save a company such as Wal-Mart $13 million a year in fuel costs by converting its fleet of trucks.
21 May 2008
PV news roundup from the 33rd IEEE PV Event
Over the last three years significant developments have been made with efficiency of organic based PV cells.